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CNN
Dec 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
people from making the best of it. rose why flores has been following posts on social media. rosa, what are you seeing out there? >> i've been seeing a little bit of everything. some pictures of dangerous roads, slushy airports and then this. take a look, eagles and lions fans in what they say are blizzard like conditions cheering on their favorite team. now one woman even tweeted me saying she bought tickets for her husband and that, well, it was for his birthday and he is out there sending her photos of the snowy mess. if you're curious, eagles did better on the snow winning the game 34-20. but conditions on roadways can get very dangerous. very slick out there. this picture tweeted out by dan amos. of a 30-car pileup in milwaukee, wisconsin. a reminder for you folks, stay home if you can. take a lock at low visibility in eugene oregon. this photo is from i-reporter steve gladder. temperature there he says, negative 10 degrees. thank you so much for sending your pictures and comments on twitter. that of course is @rosaflores. >> at least people have a sense of humor and we appreciate
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
pictures of the nasty weather on their social media sites and sending them to us here at cnn. rosa florez has been collecting all of them. what are you seeing? >> you said it well, people are staying inside, so a lot of time snapping photos and submitting them to social media. but it is treacherous out there, one i-reporter submitted this photograph, overturned vehicles like this one in illinois have been a common occurrence in the states getting pounded by ice and snow. i-reporter jason aselen snapped this picture in michigan and also took some video that helps tell the story for him. he says that they're worried, they've been dealing with this for days. normally they see heavy snow first before the temperatures actually drop very low, which means water pipes have snow insulation he called it, but this time they saw about 6 inches of snow, then it rained which created a layer of ice and quite the mess he says. they're afraid that those water pipes will burst, and, of course, he said kids are forced to stay inside. no playing outside for those kiddos. >>> in areas of texas the chilling te
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
jersey turnpike. what's going on out there, rosa? >> wolf, up with of the things we're dealing with is low visibility. so all the drivers out there using their low beams, there is precipitation in certain areas so they're using the windshield wipers and it's in the 30s. they're also cranking up the heat. let me set the scene for you. you can see that visibility is low. the clouds are low. so drivers are being very careful out there. you're looking at the new jersey turnpike. traffic is moving at a pretty good clip right now. the office of emergency management tells us they're dealing with two things, the southern part of new jersey, ponding and flooding. and the northern parts of the state, they're dealing with snow, sleet, ice on the roads. so it can be treacherous. the department of transportation said they were preparing for the absolute worst. they have about 2,000 pieces of equipment that can spread salt or that can plow the roads. they used 800 overnight and right now, they are assessing the situation. i talked to state police, as well. they tell me there are no major acc
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
all day. not to mention creative work from the field crews there. rosa flores joins us now in richfield, naurnl. how are things now? >> reporter: john, slick, wet road conditions are what drivers are expecting. we talked to a driver who made a 180 on the interstate. and let's say that he's counting his blessings this morning. we have plight precipitation. and if you take a look, visibility is one of the things that emergency officials are tell us that they're worried about. clouds are low, visibility is low. they're worried about that. i just got off the phone with the new jersey department of transportation, and they say that they said 800 trucks out overnight plowing and spreading salt to make sure the roadways were as good as can be for drivers. i also talked to the emergency management. and they tell me that in new jersey, they saw almost a slit. now the storm was moving from south to north. and the conditions initially were really bad in the southern part of new jersey. now they're experiencing more flooding and ponding in that part of the state. so they're asking driv
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
in doors and venting their weather blues online. rosa, you have been following this. there's a good response as to how people are riding this out. >> they are. one of the things that really stands out is the variation in temperatures. some areas in arkansas the temperatures went from 70 degrees to freezing. here's an interesting contrast. they found their colorful flowers covered in ice. this was sent in by ireporter susan brockett, she said the day started off with drizzle and then bam, pounding layers of ice. and joslin lockwood from texas, she said still covered in ice with power outages remaining but roads have improved immensely. and don't let the sun fool you, i've soon several pictures like these. this is from ireporter mark ivy from indiana. he said looks are deceiving and that is true. mark ivy said the temperatures fall into the single digits at night and rise only into the mid 20s during the day. tweet me your pictures or send me a message on facebook. i love to hear from you. thank you so much for keeping us posted. >> i love the ice. it's so beautiful but you have to be
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
, there are 12 days to go until the official start of winter and this is what we're seeing already. rosa flores is in richfield, new jersey, and chad myers at the cnn weather center. rosa, let's begin with you. there's another storm on the way, correct? and road crews getting ready for that. >> you're absolutely right. and you know, visibility has been a huge issue all day long. and emergency management officials have been saying this is not the time to be on your cell phone while you're driving. zero distractions. focus on the road. and be safe. let me set the scene for you here right now, like you mentioned, we're in new jersey. your consider looking at the new jersey turnpike. earlier today, we saw low clouds. as you can see, the conditions have improved greatly. traffic is moving fairly well at this hour, but the office of emergency management did tell us because the storm moved from south to north in the state of new jersey, they saw a lot of flooding and ponding throughout the day in the southern parts of the state. and as the day progressed, they saw that move to the northern parts of th
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